1520 Bar is a traditional, Irish Pub with great food, great music and craic. The bar is part of the Residence Hotel, located on Quay Street, in the heart of the Latin Quarter.

Located in the heart of the Latin Quarter, 1520 is like no other bar you’ve ever visited. A medieval themed bar with a 21st century kick, our extraordinary interior boast some amazing features, including one of the original medieval walls of the city running through.

The food in 1520 embraces the best of Galway’s local producers, with a nod to their medieval history it incorporates traditional Irish dishes with a Mediterranean influence. Our 7-day brunch menu offers a take on the classic Irish breakfast with select brunch favourites and signature sandwiches and our evening menu embraces a variety of innovative small plates, perfect for sharing and showcasing the best of West of Ireland produce, coupled with a wide choice of non-meat and vegan options.

A sincere, warm welcome and friendly customer service is reflected in constant positive reviews.

1520 Bar – Craft beers and Cocktails

Enjoy local, craft beers and a range of cheekily-named cocktails, expertly crafted by our skilled bar staff. So drop in, take a seat by the bar, watch the hustle and bustle of Quay Street and enjoy an authentic experience in the heart of Galway City.

Step back in time, with the inviting and dimly lit interior.  Through the old, historic walls, tucked away at the back of the building you’ll find The Penny Bar, our cocktail bar that parties like the best of them, and mixes the world’s greatest drinks to perfection.

Take a seat on our fireside chairs or hideaway in the snug where you can easily while away an afternoon.  Here our craftsmanship shines, with an extensive cocktail list and drinks menu. This results in showmanship and presentation that makes 1520 one of the up and coming cocktail bars in Galway. 1520 Bar is quickly becoming known as one of the best cocktail spots in the city, and the team of mixologists there are always looking for a new twist on the classics.

Located in the Heart of The Latin Quarter, Galway
Food served for lunch and dinner daily
LIVE MUSIC every day and late night weekends

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